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Sanders Names Gary Newton to Arkansas PBS Commission

Newton is the president and CEO of Arkansas Learns, which describes itself as “the voice of business for excellent education options.” read more >
Media & Marketing / Tourism

Red River Trout Film to Premiere on Arkansas PBS

The documentary dives into the impact of tourism on the river below the Greers Ferry Dam, conservation challenges and the waterway’s reputation as Arkansas’ only self-sustaining wild trout population. read more >
Education / Media & Marketing / Retail / Small Business

Governor’s Arts Awards Set for March 8 in Little Rock

General Mills of Rogers and Walmart executive Tony Waller of Bentonville will be among the honorees. read more >
Media & Marketing

Little Rock Public Radio: A Digital Rebranding for a New Era

General Manager Jonathan Seaborn announced the rebranding last month, along with new hires. read more >
Longtime "Arkansas Week" host Steve Barnes, center, in a photo from 1988. His guests were, left to right, original host Tom Grimes, reporter Joan Duffy, editor Max Brantley and Pine Bluff Commercial and Arkansas Democrat-Gazette editorial writer Paul Greenberg.
Media & Marketing

‘Arkansas Week’ Celebrates 40 Years on Educational TV

Arkansas PBS will mark the milestone with a six-minute montage of clips from the program over the decades, along with recollections from journalists who regularly appeared with Barnes and other hosts, including longtime Arkansas Business Editor Gwen Moritz. read more >
U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney speaks during a Jan. 6 Committee hearing on Oct. 13, 2022 in Washington, D.C.
Government & Politics / Media & Marketing / Tourism

Arkansas PBS to Stream Liz Cheney’s Talk on Democracy

The "evening talk" by Cheney will be held at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. read more >
Media & Marketing / Nonprofits

Hibblen’s Familiar Voice Turns to a Different Dial

The news director of University of Arkansas at Little Rock campus radio station KUAR is changing course after 14 years. read more >
From left: Arkansas governor candidates Sarah Sanders, Chris Jones and Ricky Dale Harrington participate in a debate hosted by Arkansas PBS on Oct. 21, 2022.
Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

At Debate, Sarah Sanders Defends Avoiding Arkansas Press

Sanders' comments come a day after outgoing Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson, who held more than 200 news briefings during the COVID-19 pandemic, praised the role of the press. read more >
Courtney Pledger has persevered through five not always smooth years as chief of Arkansas PBS, formerly the Arkansas Educational Television Network. “I’m nothing if not stubborn,” Pledger said.
Construction / Education / Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

Arkansas PBS Completes 3 of 4 New Transmitters

The project is bolstering broadcast availability in all or part of 31 counties that had been getting a weak signal, or none at all. read more >
Courtney Pledger has persevered through five not always smooth years as chief of Arkansas PBS, formerly the Arkansas Educational Television Network. “I’m nothing if not stubborn,” Pledger said.
Education / Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

Arkansas PBS Wins Top Content Prize at Public Media Awards, Again

The winning content included the development and production of a summer learning series with the Arkansas Department of Education. read more >
Courtney Pledger has persevered through five not always smooth years as chief of Arkansas PBS, formerly the Arkansas Educational Television Network. “I’m nothing if not stubborn,” Pledger said.
Education / Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

Arkansas PBS Wins Top Content Prize at Public Media Awards, Again

The winning content included the development and production of a summer learning series with the Arkansas Department of Education. read more >
Construction / Education / Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

Arkansas PBS Toasts New Tower, Access to Delta Viewers

The new tower is the second of four transmitters added to extend broadcast coverage to 31 counties. read more >
Courtney Pledger has persevered through five not always smooth years as chief of Arkansas PBS, formerly the Arkansas Educational Television Network. “I’m nothing if not stubborn,” Pledger said.
Government & Politics / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits

Courtney Pledger Commits Herself To Arkansas, and Awaits Her Raise

Despite being wooed for other positions, Pledger, executive director and CEO of Arkansas PBS, has transformed the public media station in her five-year tenure. read more >
Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

Arkansas PBS Takes Overall Excellence Awards Again at NETA Contest

The station's "Reading in the Delta" program won best local project. read more >
Education / Government & Politics / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits

Grants to Help Arkansas PBS Build ‘Learning Neighborhood’

The program will help kids build skills like functional literacy and critical thinking, and show them eventual career options in age-appropriate ways. read more >
Education / Media & Marketing

Arkansas PBS, ADE Team Up on Summer Learning Program

Arkansas PBS and the Arkansas Department of Education have partnered to create “Rise and Shine,” an educational program designed to reinforce learning over the summer for K-5 students, especially those who were significantly challenged by the pandemic. read more >
Rich Hillman
Agriculture & Poultry / Nonprofits

Farm Bureau, Arkansas PBS Put Spotlight on Ag in ‘Good Roots’

Arkansas PBS will celebrate the state’s largest industry, agriculture, and the people it touches in a new partnership with Arkansas Farm Bureau of Little Rock. read more >
Courtney Pledger is executive director and CEO of Arkansas Educational Television Network.
Education / Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

The Education of Courtney Pledger

Arkansas PBS, now far more than the state’s educational TV network, claimed a basket of recent accolades after taking a crucial role during the pandemic: broadcasting a remote curriculum to the state’s children while continuing to evolve into a multiplatform conduit for telling Arkansas stories. read more >
Incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. French Hill faces Democratic State Sen. Joyce Elliott in the general election for Arkansas' 2nd Congressional District.
Media & Marketing

French Hill, Joyce Elliott Spar Over Tax Cuts, Health Care

Republican Rep. French Hill and Democratic challenger Joyce Elliott clashed over President Donald's Trump's tax cuts and the federal health overhaul Monday as the two met up for their only debate in a tight Arkansas congressional race. read more >
Education / Media & Marketing

$5.18M From COVID Fund Will Finance Arkansas PBS Broadcast Expansion

Arkansas PBS, the state’s educational television network, has had $5.18 million in Arkansas coronavirus relief money earmarked for it to expand its broadcast TV coverage to pockets of the state that are now out of range. read more >